- danwebb.net – It’s About The Hashbangs – Hashbangs(#!) URL syntax is destructive to the web. The implementation is inappropriate, even as a temporary measure or as a downgrade experience.
- Videos Posted by Facebook Engineering: Push: Tech Talk- May 26, 2011 [HQ] – In this tech talk, Chuck Rossi will dig into the tools and processes built by our Release Engineering team that make it possible to push daily updates to the site.
- Cookiejacking is a UI redressing attack that allows an attacker to hijack his victim’s cookies without any XSS. – Cookiejacking is a UI redressing attack that allows an attacker to hijack his victim's cookies without any XSS.
- YouTube – RailsConf Workshop on using Cloud Foundry – The workshop takes you through creating a Sinatra application, then takes you through adding Redis http://redis.io to your application.
- (def title nil): Quick(er)sort Through Parallelism – We will detail two effective synchronization policies for parallel Quicksort in Java. One is usable in production now, one is coming soon in JDK 7. Shared count down latch and Fork/Join framework, new in JDK 7 (JSR 166)
- NoSQL Databases – A Look at Apache Cassandra – Cassandra is a fully distributed column-oriented data store that provides MapReduce implementation using Hadoop. All the nodes in the cluster play the same role. The data (existing and new) are shared automatically among the nodes
- Monitis Blog – Picking the Right NoSQL Database Tool – Interesting read on the Monitis Blog about picking the right NoSQL tool. They dive into what it is, what's possibly wrong with RDBMS, describe the different categories of NoSQL and the pros and cons of the different types
- Java EE6 Events, a lightweight alternative to JMS | Styled Ideas.be – The feature I’m going to talk about today is the event mechanism that is in java EE 6. The general idea is to fire an event and let an eventlistener pick it up
- Java Use Increases Among Developers Worldwide: Survey – Application Development – News & Reviews – eWeek.com – Although Java has been recognized as the most popular and widely used programming language in the world, a new study from Evans Data indicates that Java use grew even more over the last year.
Links for May 26th through May 29th